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Dec 6, 2012 9:00am EST
, irresponsible. >>> a new york city homeless man has been charged with second-degree murder in the death of a man pushed in front of a subway train. 30-year-old naeem davis being held without bail. he has several prior arrests and served two years in prison for robbery. on wednesday, the victim's family spoke out. his daughter said she wishes someone would've helped her father off the tracks, but said, quote, what's done is done. >>> a candle light vigil in evansdale, iowa. on wednesday, hunters discovered two bodies that are believed to be missing cousins 11-year-old lyric cook and 9-year-old elizabeth collins. they were last seen in july. they disappeared while riding their bikes. >>> kate, the duchess of cambridge has left the hospital this morning, the pregnant wife of prince william had been receiving treatment since monday for a rare form of extreme morning sickness. kate now heads to kensington palace to rest. >>> and a new study out of oxford recommends that breast cancer patients who use the drug tomoxifin stay on it twice as long as doctors recommend. >> reporter: the stu
NBC
Dec 1, 2012 5:00am PST
: michael garrett spent his fall pushing a sport these youngsters hardly know. he started inner city lacrosse for kids just like coby spence. >> i couldn't believe my ears when my mom told me you want to join lacrosse? i was like what? >> a lot of people can't afford to participate in extracurricular activities. sometimes you find yourself in that predicament. >> lacrosse, a lot of people think of it as an elite sport. >> it is. but let's change that. >> reporter: growing up in the shadows of an ivy league tower like yale university fueled a burning desire to overcome. >> i grew up in the section where they told the yale students not to go. >> reporter: single mom, youngest of six who jumped at the chance to get ahead. >> when i walked on yale's campus as a little boy going for enrichment classes, i felt so important. i felt smart. and so i want to introduce that element. >> reporter: so he convinced equipment makers to give him free gear and persuaded coaches from yale and his alma mater, trinity college in hartford, to share their love of the game and academics with kids like him i
NBC
Dec 6, 2012 7:00am EST
, twice shy. natalie? >> thanks so much, atia. >>> a new york city homeless man has been charged with second-degree murder in the death of a man pushed in front of a subway train. 30-year-old naeem davis is being held without bail. he served two years in prison for robbery. on wednesday, the victim's family spoke out. his daughter says she wishes someone had helped her father off the tracks but said, quote, what is done is done. >>> a candle light vigil in iowa on wednesday. hunters discovered two bodies that are believed to be the missing cousins, 11-year-old lyric cook and 9-year-old elizabeth collins. the girls last seen in july, disappeared while riding their bikes. >>> computer software mogul john mcafee arrested in guatemala city for entering the country illegally. he said he had been seeking asylum there after fleeing belize where he is a person of interest in the shooting death of his neighbor. >>> music legend dave brubeck is being remembered today for bringing jazz to the people. he died just a day shy of his 92nd birthday. perhaps best known for his ground breaking hit
NBC
Dec 7, 2012 2:05am EST
small town in alaska to the middle of the center of new york city. >> love it. >> seven degrees in alaska. i did the best i could with what we had. gorgeous leather jacket you'll need to layer up. >> anne, come on out. big round of applause. [ applause ] >> that makes you beautiful. que? anyone have occasional constipation, diarrhea, gas, bloating? yeah. one phillips' colon health probiotic cap each day helps defend against these digestive issues with three strains of good bacteria. approved! [ phillips' lady ] live the regular life. phillips'. >>> pop sensation one direction knows how to live and be successful while they're young. their latest album "take me home" has been topping the charts. >> this week they had a soldout performance at madison square garden. sara haines is the envy of every tween and willie. she got a one on one with one direction. >> you can imagine my excitement when i got a chance to sit down with the british boys, niles, liam, harry and zain. they gave me the scoop on love, life and living it up. it was the biggest "today" show crowd to date. with fans slee
NBC
Nov 29, 2012 2:05am PST
? >> we were in new york city waiters and actually i used to work at bank of america right over here, right there, and i used to go to dean & deluca and sit here and look at the tree and be bitter. >> did you ever think one day you would be drinking whisky at 10:00 in the morning with hoda and kathie lee? >> whisky at 10 in the morning happened, too. >> singing at the lighting of the christmas tree? >> chris, we are so happy for you. >> honestly, i heard you sing today and i was like, oh, my gosh, you are my new favorite male voice on the planet. >> wow. >> chris, have a great time >> thank you. >> cheers. >> thank you. >> merry christmas. ? all the makeness to you and laura. she's adorable. >> where are you going with our powerball? >> bye. see you guys. if you win, share. okay. >> speaking of "the voice "christina was in mourning. she no longer that is a team. des her guy is gone. >> there's no way he can get back? that's it. >> it's over. so every other coach has two competitors left. christina has no team left. >> she'll sit there like a lump and have nothing to do. >> >> don't s
NBC
Nov 30, 2012 7:00am PST
but 35 miles north of kansas city, home to the royals baseball team, and those winning lottery numbers, they match royals greats, most hall of famers, five, george bret, 16, bow jackson, 22, dennis leonard, 29, dan quiz enberry, the powerball, 6, willie wilson. and while it is an odd coincidence, the royals spring training is in arizona where the other big winning ticket was sold. we're told when cindy called her husband to tell him the news that they had won the lottery, she said she thought she was having a heart attack. what do they plan to do with all of the money? the one thing they apparently have already discussed is adopting another child. savannah? >> it is willie, and kerry, think she will get the pony. who holds the other half of that jackpot. the other ticket was sold in arizona. why is there excitement at a gas station in maryland. tom costello is in upper marlboro to explain. >> reporter: this is really strange, all the way across the country. here is the answer. yesterday about 12:45, a gentleman walked in here into the store. he was wearing the reflective type o
NBC
Nov 29, 2012 7:00am PST
cold and clear here in new york city, but out west, people are dealing with menacing weather, al. >> that's right, and it's going to be lasting right through the weekend, savannah. we are talking about our trends in the pacific northwest. you can see there's a big upper level low spinning here with a very powerful front attached to it. as it pushes in, we've also got a subtropical jetstream bringing in pacific moisture. you combine it all and we're looking at a lot of rain. this is the futurecast radar. you can see during the day today, the rain gets heavier and heavier, mountain snows start developing. here's what we're looking for for the next 72 hours. generally, anywhere from 4 to 8 inches of rain from central california into the pacific northwest. look at some of these rainfall amounts. as much as 15 inches of rain in central and northern california, plus there's mountain snow to talk about, the cascade mountains, the sawtooth, the tetons, the sierra mountains and mt. shasta could see anywhere from 1 to 1 1/2 feet of snow. matt? >> all right, al. thank you very much. we're g
NBC
Nov 30, 2012 2:05am PST
across parts of oklahoma and texas as far as kansas city we may see some records in the coming days. very warm east of the rockies. notice this warm front we start to see some of the mild air build back up in and around the lakes. not going to be quite as chilly as it has been but very heavy rain, strong winds and high elevation snow for the northwest. be very careful if you're doing any traveling. and be aware that the winds could bring down trees and power lines. we'll be into the 60s here across the ohio valley on saturday. by sunday looking at a few rainshowers in this area. indiana into ohio and the interior northeast. this will be gone by mounday. the cold front that impacted the northwest starts to move across country and cool temperatures off behind it. denver down to 52 degrees by earlier next week. cold front setting up here on tuesday with showers from the ohio valley down into parts of the south and moving into the southeast by wednesday changing up the nice weather we're enjoying right now. a lot of changes to talk about. you can get the very latest week day mornings at
NBC
Dec 1, 2012 2:05am PST
the southeast still warming up into sunday where it's 68 degrees in atlanta, 51 in new york city. but dry for the second half of the weekend. monday here comes that cold front. rainshowers scattered across the upper midwest. that will make its move to the east and eventually change up this beautiful weather across the southeast. new orleans at 73 on tuesday, 70 in atlanta, 60 in louisville. chance of showers, a rumble of thunder. we haven't had a break in the northwest. back-to-back to back storms. the next one will be moving through by the middle of next week. we're not going to dry out until late next week. by thursday we start to see clearing in the northwest. and we'll dry out here. but temperatures will change thursday down to 60 in atlanta. remember you can get the latest forecast week day mornings. wake up with al and stephanie at 5:30 a.m. on the weather channel. [ male announcer ] alka-seltzer plus presents the cold truth. i have a cold... i took dayquil, but i still have a runny nose. [ male announcer ] truth is, dayquil doesn't work on runny noses. what? [ male announc
NBC
Dec 6, 2012 4:00am EST
little bit of a chance of rain in the pacific north west. salt lake city, utah, a chance of showers. 49. boston again, very cold afternoon. people in the northeast, you know, we kind of get spoiled with the warm temps. this morning is reality. >> yeah, exactly. we knew it was coming. it's december. we'll take it. bill, thanks so much. >>> there's some good news in the fight against cancer and that cup of starbucks may be a little more difficult to find. plus, john mcafee is finally in custody. what did he know about the death of his neighbor. why was he fleeing police for three weeks. this is "early today" on nbc. >>> welcome back. stories making news this morning. "the new york times" reports that the u.s. secretly gave its blessing to armed shipments to rebel groups in libya during the fight against moammar gadhafi, but officials became alarmed that some of the weapons sent may have been turned over to islamic militants. >>> a new congressional report shows wasteful spending of tax money, some of the most head shaking examples include the homeland security department paid for a hog ca
NBC
Dec 7, 2012 5:00am EST
tornado that touched down in the new zealand city of auckland. these people were up close and personal as huge blasts the wind, heavy rain, as well as flying debris tore through the nation's largest city. the storm killed three people and forced hundreds from their homes. it's the deadliest tornado to hit there in more than 60 years. >>> we're getting a better idea this morning of how costly the damage from hurricane sandy is for the east coast. new jersey governor chris christie says superstorm sandy caused $37 billion in damages to his state. christie was in washington, making stops at the white house and capitol hill, asking lawmakers for an additional $83 billion in his state as well as new york and connecticut. today we'll learn the fate of a tour bus driver for a crash that killed 15 passengers. the jury will announce a verdict for williams today, who's accused of running a bus off the road and striking a pole in new york city in 2011. he's pled not guilty to manslaughter, claiming a tractor-trailer cut him off. prosecutors say he was tired and may have fallen asleep. if convicted,
NBC
Dec 7, 2012 6:00am EST
video from the city of sendai. just moments ago authorities lifted the tsunami warning. this all happened in the same place hit hard but a 9.0 quake in march of 2011. so far no reports of any damage. >>> the owner of a bangladesh clothing company where 112 people were killed in a fire last month lost its fire safety certification in june. the owner told the associated press he was only authorized to build a three-story facility. he illegally expanded it to eight stories and was adding a ninth floor at the time of the fire. despite the violation, the factory produced clothes for disney, walmart, and esears. >>> the time is 6:02. we're waiting for the labor department to release november jobs report in just over two hours. economists are predicting that fewer over 200,000 jobs were created last month, in part because of sandy. they feel the unemployment rate will remain at 7.9%. they're also concerned that the fiscal cliff is keeping jobs from hiring. vice president joe biden will have lunch with a group of middle class americans. their taxes could sky rocket if congress and presid
NBC
Dec 7, 2012 4:00am EST
southern ohio. that's a look at the weather across the country. in new york city, mostly quiet, a few showers with highs in the mid 40s. similar to yesterday, charlotte, nbc nblg, north carolina, 57 degrees. and/or lab doe, 81 degrees this afternoon. that's your latest forecast, lynn. >>> dylan, thank you so much. >>> the big business of those obnoxiously ugly sweaters. plus new numbers out this morning. >>> and we have shocking new details about the horrific garment fire in bangladesh that killed 112 people. you're watching "early today." >>> welcome back. stories making news this morning. in michigan republican lawmakers pushed through a right to work bill banning unions paying fees. they called the law an attack on worker's rights. >>> in greece, violence between protesters and police. >>> in bangladesh an official says that fire that killed 112 people last month was in a garment factory that had lost its safety certification back in june. also, the factory owner was authorized to run a three story business but it was illegally expanded to eight storiesed adding a ninth at the time
NBC
Nov 30, 2012 4:00am PST
, a continuous steady rain out there. the real downpours have moved towards yuba city. this storm system is one piece of it. you can see the plume coming into california. there's another piece behind that has to kick through on saturday. it doesn't look like until monday, lynn, this area will have a dry day. major concerns especially in northern california at this point. >> bill, thanks so much. >>> elsewhere today, the first of the two grand prize powerball winners will come forward to reveal themselves and have their lives changed forever. and there's also buzz about a potential code with the winning numbers. nbc's kerry sanders has that story. >> reporter: in tiny dearborn, missouri, where just about everyone knows everyone, the question is was it one of their own that bought the winning powerball ticket at the local trex mart? >> it's exciting. very exciting. we never, ever thought that we would sell the winning ticket and here it is, we did. >> reporter: folks in this farming community just off interstate 70 are now trying to figure out if the winning numbers were chosen with
NBC
Nov 29, 2012 4:00am PST
. ♪ >> so beautiful. new york city mayor michael bloomberg did the honors, flipping the switch on more than 30,000 l.e.d. lights covering the 80 foot norway spruce from mount olive, new jersey. incidentally, that tree survived hurricane sandy. the rockefeller center tree tradition began in 1931 when workers building the center put up the very first one. >>> all right, breaking news overnight. actress lindsay lohan is in trouble with the law yet again. she was arrested early this morning at a new york city nightclub, charged with assault. police say lohan hit another woman in the face during an argument at the club. the victim did notave to go to the hospital. lohan was booked at a nearby police station. of course, it was just days ago, sunday in fact, when lohan's made-for-tv movie "dick & liz" premiered to mostly bad reviews. >>> all right, let's head back down to the plaza because we want another look at the tree, and dylan as well. she has the rest of your weather channel forecast. good morning once again. >> forget me, it's all about the tree, and there will be tons of people
NBC
Dec 6, 2012 6:00am EST
, the city saw the worst violence since last month when morsi announced near absolute power. the conflict continues over the proposed constitution drafted by morsi's allies. many fear it would revert the country to an authoritarian government. >>> the syrian military has reportedly begun loading the chemicals for a deadly nerve gas into aerial bombs that could be dropped from dozens of fighter bombers. they're reportedly just waiting on word from president assad to fire. >> our concerns are that an increasingly desperate assad regime might turn to chemical weapons. we have sent a -- an unmistakable message that this would cross a red line, and those responsible would be held to account. >> meanwhile, germany plans to send 400 soldiers as well as patriot missiles to turkey, syria's border. >>> d.c. police are trying to figure out what led to a stabbing in front of the australian embassy. this happened just after 10:00 last night on rhode island avenue just near scotts circle in northwest. police tell us a man was stabbed in the side. he was conscious and breathing when rescuers to
NBC
Dec 6, 2012 5:00am EST
overnight in front of the palace of president mohamed morsi. last night, the city saw the worst violence since last month when morsi announced near absolute power. the conflict continues over the proposed constitution drafted by morsi's allies. many fear it would revert the country to an authoritarian government. >>> we're getting more news about the united nations peace envoy for syria. that meeting is expected to happen later today in dublin. the military there has reportedly begun loading aerial bombs with a deadly nerve gas. this meeting signals fresh hopes of a breakthrough to end syria's 21-month civil war. >>> new this morning, d.c. firefighters are trying to figure out what sparked the flames at an apartment building in southeast washington. this fire started around 1:30 along minnesota avenue. fortunately, no one was hurt. we're told at least three families had to find another place to sleep. >>> this morning, d.c. police are trying to figure out what led to a stabbing in front of the australian embassy. this happened just after 10:00 last night. police tell us a man wa
NBC
Dec 7, 2012 4:30am EST
zealand's biggest city. in auckland a tornado touched down. the storm killed three people and forced hundreds from their homes. it's the deadliest tornado to hit there in more than 60 years. >> incredible video right there. 4:41. time for weather and traffic on the ones. storm team 4 meteorologist chuck bell is here with us. we're hoping it turns into a nice weekend, chuck. >> i think it's going to be all right as weekends go. most important thing is it will be two weeks long, and you need the days off to get your christmas shopping and other holiday shopping done. >>> it's not a bad way to get friday morning started, but it is cloudy. temperatures in the mid and upper 30s. what's most important is we're above the freezing mark. hagerstown down 91 through front royal and winchester. not a lot of heavy rain. couple of hundredths inches of rain at most. keeping a close eye up here in the shenandoah valley up into southern pennsylvania, there's a slight little chance of a little freezing rain or sleet mixing in. road services all above freezing. not looking for a big problem. sprinkles
NBC
Dec 7, 2012 6:00am EST
without anomalies. three cameras are still taking pictures but not to issue tickets. the city agreed to put a hold on those tickets. they will allow for collection of additional data. several recommendations have been made that d.o.t. said they will follow. jennifer franciotti, wbal-tv 11 news. >> thank you. police want to know if an aide at the maryland school for the deaf abuse any other young girls. clarence taylor was arrested on thursday. we're told that he abused the girls over day two-year period. >> many students stay there during the week. the suspect was a dorm aide. >> he has been suspended from his job at the school. police are investigating reports of an assault at parkville middle school. but attack the victim on thursday night. no word on the extent of her injuries. >> new details about a shooting at st. joseph's medical center. a man was being treated. police say he tried to hide a needle in his clothing. after a struggle, an officer step in and the prisoner went for the gun. one person was grazed by a bullet. police are trying to identify a masked robber who couldn't
NBC
Nov 30, 2012 6:00am PST
on hopper street near shamrock materials. in berkeley at the city corporation yard at alston way and most city fire stations. further south, menlo park police will hand out sandbags at alma street and burgess drive and pope and laurel avenues. for a complete list visit our website and punch in the search word sandbag. >>> for an in-depth look at the forecast that seems to be getting worse, let's check in with meteorologist christina loren. >> yeah, we have so many areas of heavy rainfall, it's hard to stay two steps ahead of this storm. this is the upper deck of the bay bridge. you can see here normally we have those lights. power knocked out in this area. we also have upwards of 18,000 power outages and it's going to get worse before it gets better. more rain and wind on the way. let's take it right to your radar and show you what we're tracking for you. in sacramento if you're headed to the central valley you will not be escaping this system. very heavy pockets of rain. we could see very strong thunderstorms here. we're also tracking a very strong batch just to the north of brentwo
NBC
Dec 1, 2012 7:00am PST
appears to be gang-related. if so, this would be the city's 16th related homicide of the year compared to 18 for all of last year. >>> new details about the shocking murder in one of the bay area's most exclusive neighborhoods. today in the bay learned that the victim is a well-known millionaire and former owner of the famed mountain winery. when he was killed, his wife was by his side. today in the bay spoke with neighbors who are in disbelief. >> as detectives look for a killer or killer, a family member confirmed her uncle was the who was killed early friday morning in his 7,000 square foot mansion. it's the first homicide in 40 years in this upscale and exclusive community. neighbors are shocked. >> i think it's crazy and scary. >> his niece told nbc bay area her uncle owned the mountain winery in the late 90s and was a multimillionaire. police said his wife called 911. >> that woman reported that someone had broken into her house and ransacked it. she was injured and needed help. >> she had been beaten and her husband dead-on the floor. there was at least one intruder, possibly in
NBC
Nov 29, 2012 5:00am PST
will return to your city in my next report. that seven-day outlook reveals when you'll get to be out in the sunshine. that's in the seven-day coming up. let's which can your drive with mike. >>> we're looking over here to the bay bridge where there were three cars pulled over to the side. they have since cleared in the last five minutes. also clearing, the puddling and the ponding we saw yesterday, so drier roads here but still some patches, especially the north bay, with some slick conditions. the camera is okay here but let's look at the emeryville camera because chp issued a wind advisory for the bay bridge span and here at the emeryville camera we can see it shaking as bell. the breeze hitting folks on the flat section and definitely across that s curve just after the incline so watch that. smooth drive through berkeley, though. oakland also moves nicely after the earlier accident cleared just north of the coliseum. circling construction but no slowing through that area. we do have the warriors game tonight. there's typical congestion around the parking lot and also that's ab
CSPAN
Dec 5, 2012 11:00pm EST
members of the southwest and others show that this has blighted development in our towns and cities. the proposal for my colleagues, that we create a long grace. for newly completed buildings, it is a sensible one. and we will introduce it next october. the previous government also plans to increase the small companies tax rates 22%, and we have cut it to 20%. unlike the small and medium-size firms, i want to thank my honorable friend for their help in this area. starting on the first of january and for the next two years. i am therefore going to increase by 10 fold in the annual investment allowance in machinery. instead of 25,000 pounds worth of investment being eligible for 100% relief, 250,000 pounds are not qualified. [cheers] this capital loans will cover cover the total investment undertaken by 99% of all of the business in britain. it is a huge thing to all those who run the business to aspire to grow and expand and create jobs. mr. speaker, i also want britain to have the most competitive tax regime of any major economy in the world. i have already cut the main rates from 2
NBC
Nov 30, 2012 4:30am PST
any chances. >> the city of petaluma or petaluma police department offers them so might as well take precautions. >> reporter: cities and counties all over are watching rising rivers and creeks. >> certainly if there's a lot of rain between now and the fourth storm that comes through, that could be a concern. >> reporter: some people are enjoying the storms of the rusty coalson is preparing for the worst at a sandbag station. >> we had over 150 sandbags already but it's not quite enough to totally seal off the building so we've got to get 50 more, a last-minute run. >> reporter: filling bags with their hands in the rain. this team hopes it will keep the family business dry. >> hopefully it's just a preventative measure. >> reporter: they are counting on this wall of plastic and sandbags. jean elle, nbc bay area news. >>> continuing our storm coverage now, christina loren back with more on the storm that's really dumping rain on the bay area. >> yeah, we have flooding all over the place. make sure you're ready for this as you head out the front door this morning. treacherous driving c
CSPAN
Dec 7, 2012 2:00pm EST
not been updated for 40 years. [applause] >> now that that the turnpike extends past the city to the airport, any thoughts about revising the song? >> you mean the turnpike no longer ends in boston, it goes all the way to summer set, no. what town is the airport in? >> that's got a ring to it but it doesn't rhyme. that's the thing is the internal rhyme. that song has four rhyming schemes going at once. it's got to be boston unless they take it to aust tin texas. [applause] >> i want to thank all of you for joining us this afternoon. i want to remind you of our next lunch on december 18, we have leon panetta, i'm sure if you have some advice on how to stolve fiscal cliff i'm sure heed like to hear that. >> while you are writing your next song i'd like to present you with your coffee mug. it might give you some inspiration. >> thank you so much. [applause] >> i want to thank the national press club staff including the journalism broadcast center for organizing today's event. and i was wondering if you had one last song you'd like to sing us out on. >> [applause] >> can she borrow your
CSPAN
Dec 4, 2012 1:00am EST
on foreign oil according to a new survey. -- report. >> this weekend on c-span 3, the city prepares to mark the dropping of the atomic bomb in 1945. >> everybody has their own view of what happened. i do not want to argue. i think we are past that. my whole purpose for being here is to honor the dead and listen to to to accommodate what i can to say this as the happen again. >> we will be joined in washington to discuss meetings. >> the members of congress were told -- the committee also heard from advocacy groups in this hearing. >> the committee on oversight and government reform will come to order. this hearing on 1 in 88 children looks into the federal response of rising rates will come to order. americans have the right to know the money washingotn takes from them is well-spent. americans deserve an effective and efficient government that works for them. our duty is to protect these rights. our solemn obligation is to hold government accountable to taxpayers because taxpayers have a right to know what they get from their government. we worked tirelessly with citizen watchdogs t
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Nov 29, 2012 11:00pm EST
vital to speak at the in london all the resources they need city operations to roster and elveden can be completed as soon as possible looks like a timetable of three years. >> on the first point, the prime minister did refer to part 2 and reiterated that as a government or attitude as a whole has not changed for the day it was established. he also explained part 2 is affected by the criminal investigations being conducted right now. as far as the criminal investigations, of course we will endeavor where we can to make sure resources are provided can be completed as quickly as possible. >> mr. speaker, the first duty of the prime minister is to support the prime minister. we've seen something that never happened before in parliamentary history. without the doctrine doctrine of collective responsibility swished away by the deputy prime minister. how can he spend 25 minutes criticizing my right honorable friend and remain in the government collects is he considering resigning? >> mr. speaker, he and i had this exchange countless times. i just really think he still struggles to get coalitio
NBC
Nov 29, 2012 6:00am PST
we're going to be getting hit with back-to-back storms. in places like san jose, city workers are busy. they checked every one of the city's 26 storm water pumps to make sure they're working okay and they tell us they're ready to pump out rainwater from low-lying areas if need be. >> in the event that it does get more severe, we have crews on standby, crews ready to go and we'll be there ready to respond. >> reporter: we were fortunate during yesterday's storm because the damage was minimal. as we mentioned before, there were a few downed trees and power lines and car accidents. no real need for sandbags here. you can check for your local agency, whether it's county or city to find out where they have sandbags. this is typical of most places of the bay area and they are free for your use. reporting live here in san jose, bob redell, "today in the bay." >>> let's continue our weather coverage as we take a look at the forecast and when the next storm will hit. checking now with meteorologist christina loren. >> hey, good morning to you. yeah, you have a few hours to get outdoors, es
CSPAN
Nov 30, 2012 2:00pm EST
aamong federal, state and local border enforcement officials to protect united states border cities and communities from transnational crime including violence associated with drug trafficking, arms struggling -- smuggling, illegal alien trafficking and smuggling, violence and kidnapping along and across the international borders of the united states, and for other purposes. the speaker pro tempore: for what purpose does the gentleman from kentucky seek recognition? mr. whitfield: i move that the house do now adjourn. the speaker pro tempore: the question is on the motion to adjourn. those in favor say aye. those opposed, no. the ayings have it. the motion is adopted. accordingly, the house stands adjourned until noon on monday next f >> brought to you as a public service by your television provider. >> the program began under one of the advisers to president franklin roosevelt. to document the conditions under which people were living back when we did not have televisions. we had radio but a lot of places did not have electricity to they could not listen to the radio broadcast to find
CSPAN
Nov 30, 2012 6:00am EST
city people were evacuated from their homes. 41 shoulders were established. the bottom line is we can't -- we want to underscore the point that senator carper made. we came together for communities impacted by the events and use federal government and resources to bring communities back to where they need to be. we were very much in tune, disasters happened in all parts of the country, to be a good neighbor and we need help today. i want to thank president obama for the disaster declaration for maryland. that allows fema to be available for public assistance. we have a request for individual disaster assistance for the individuals who are impacted. that proposal is pending. i will be working to make sure individuals have been impacted by the storm, have a strong partner from the federal government as we can possibly have. i think it is going to be highly likely we will have to have supplemental emergency appropriation bill. that is not in this committee but i do point out we have to make sure resources are available and congress will shortly be adjourning and i hope we will pay at
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Nov 28, 2012 11:00pm EST
infrastructure was impacted by a huge amount of damage. new york city is incredibly resilient. they are coming back well. they have about 95% of the city that was hit. i understand that mayor bloomberg will be in town today. the committee oversees and the transportation infrastructure i might also recall in the northeast corridor, when i became chair of the committee, in the northeast quarter, the progress we have made sense that hearing has took place, it is kind of interesting about choosing topics and we have to reflect the moment. a lot of people when they go home, they go to bed and they count sheep or read a novel. i had a great article about amtrak. i thought it was quite interesting, particularly interesting because it outlined some of the work that amtrak has been doing regarding its reorganization and the structural management -- the way that amtrak is structured, that led me to say that the committee really needed to look at where we are in this whole process and where we have been. amtrak is a global corporation. i was intrigued by a comment that joseph boardman, as the
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Nov 30, 2012 10:30pm EST
destruction that we have in all of our cities. i will end here and i will be more than happy to answer questions that you have a. >> thank you very much. [applause] >> the first thing i would like to ask you, trying to look more into the new syrian position, my concern is that the rights of the minorities and in the new syrian opposition has not been really addressed as the same issues were also presented. how do you address this issue? your last. trying to think about what is going to happen next, that is an issue that the new syrian position should address. >> the rights of the minorities is an important issue. sometimes we emphasize the issues from their own perspective. when the syrian uprising started, christians, alliance, and christians being killed by participating. he decided to go back to his hometown. he is from damascus, but he is playing a role by training journalist to do the video to document the crimes. he is being killed. he became one of the icons of the syrian revolution. it is many, many names. this is why the leader of the syrian council is kurdish and the third le
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Dec 6, 2012 6:00am EST
responsibility of licensing marijuana growers. driving under the influence is still illegal. one city in south dakota is banning other potentially distracting activities like eating or putting on makeup in the mirror. people can be pulled over and find $100. that brings us to our water cooler question of the day. do you think eating or putting on makeup should be included in distracted-driving fines? you can share your response at wbaltv.com and on our facebook page, or send us an e-mail to watercooler@wbaltv.com. >> i was wondering if they should include singing. and deep cuts in the works at citigroup, 4% of its work force. less than 1% of those workers in maryland will be affected. the world's largest coffee company plans to open 5000 more cafes over the next five years. it will have more than 20,000 cafes by 2014. a girl said the easy bake oven should be marketed to boys. jane king has the bloomberg business report. >> good morning. many jobs are at risk and congress if there is not an agreement on the fiscal cliff. more than 500,000 defense industry jobs could be lost next year. sto
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Dec 4, 2012 11:00pm EST
? i can recall going to greene county in rural illinois and marketing to carrollton and the city hall and they said, does this mean we have to build a new restroom for the disabled quakes the answer was yes and curb cuts and other changes that seem so superficial to many, but bitterly whether or not a disabled person can be part of america. what we did 22 years ago was really novel because if you look at the course of american history, i think we have distinguished ourselves in successive generations by expanding the reach of freedom and opportunity. think how many times who do not. if you go back to the earliest days of this great nation with older white men sat together and decided who would rule america, they were thinking about those of color. they were thinking about women. they were thinking about the disabled and they sure weren't thinking about those who work property owners. it was an elite group that would form our quote democracy. then suggested generations of americans decided if democracy went anything, if america meant anything we needed to expand the reach of oppor
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Dec 3, 2012 8:00pm EST
scenes at the literary life of new york's capital city, saturday at noon eastern. >> a report by the group securing america's future energy and with the greatest threat to economic -- says the greatest threat to economic security is dependent on foreign oil. they are suggesting a plan of maximizing oil and gas production and improving conservation, to reduce revenue and decrease our debt. >> good evening. we are nothing without their credibility as the great ceo's and leaders of our time i want to give of thanks to the staff. we stand on their shoulders and the hard work and time they spent with the leadership council, the policies staff to put these events together, our public local staff we did our political staff and the rest. we are seeing more production than we have seen before. the last couple decades of year on year growth. the demand for oil continues to decline based on fuel economy standards and other reasons, yet we continue to have a problem. i think the report we are , its subtitley compan says it all, are missing american resources. how do we leverage the abundance we
NBC
Nov 29, 2012 4:30am PST
all of the city's storm water pumps just to makeuring. >> certainly we're prepared for it. so if it does get worse we'll have crews ready to go and be there to respond. >> all the wet weather made driving treacherous out on highway 17 in the santa cruz mountains. with more wet weather on the way, the chp right now reminding everybody to please just slow it down. >> yeah, clearing your own gutters and whatever you can do as well to prepare, because there's more coming our way. we want to check the forecast now with meteorologist christina loren. >> yeah, we've got a lot more coming our way. good morning to you, jon and laura. good morning to you at home. let's go ahead and talk about what we do have out there right now. not much. a little batch of very light rain to the north of santa rosa. we're another one pushing toward novato the next few minutes so keep that in mind. as we progress throughout the day it's mostly going to be dry, especially areas to the south of the golden gate bridge. i did want to draw your attention just to the west of tracy. we have an unstable air mass overh
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Nov 30, 2012 8:00pm EST
the city. dareaa is 7 kilometers south of damascus. and it has been days of fighting with the security forces. this is why the security forces target the city. it is very close to the damascus capital. they use the fighter jets and the shelling. the story of mohammad is very important. he is a peaceful activist. he graduated from damascus university. since 2003, he was very active on social networks, working with other activists in the city to organize peaceful demonstrations against the war in iraq. this is where the security forces detained him. they released him in 2005. since then, he was very active in humanitarian assistance, along with his friends, including one who was killed in the beginning of the revolution. mohammad established what is called -- a well-known magazine in syria. it is called "national gripe." ""grape." this magazine is in arabic and in english. every week, they come up with what is going on the ground. and they come from the analytic pieces from the analysts inside the country. this magazine did an important story. it gives us a sense about the rising of the
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Dec 3, 2012 11:00pm EST
. >> we've also experienced widespread damage to broader state stakes, dance as far north as delaware city in newcastle. roads and bridges in various parts of our state have been damaged and will need to be repaired or replaced. meanwhile we continue to work at fema and other agencies to determine the full extent of damage. delaware and its local jurisdictions contribute a large amount of resources and a short period of time to prepare for and respond to the storm and to begin rebuilding and its weight. eliminate damage assessment show more will be required and given already state budget we need help in filling the gaps as much as the gulf coast states needed. madam chair, and i just want to say thanks for the chance to share some of these with you today and let you know about the impacts. in delaware we have a long tradition of helping our neighbors, whether they live down the street are well beyond our borders. for years we've helped other sister state suffered from disasters be they hurricanes, tornadoes, floods or wildfires. today, the shoe is on the other foot. we need to help our nei
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Dec 5, 2012 7:30am EST
construction of up to 120,000 new homes and delivering on flood defend schemes in more cities. on top of broadband expansion for our countryside and larger cities, we're funding broadband in 123 smaller -- 12 smaller cities, cambridge, darby, oxford, portsmouth, york, newport, aberdeen, and derry, londonderry. in addition to a third of a billion pounds announced this autumn for british science, we are today announcing 600 million pounds more for the u.k. scientific research infrastructure, and since improving our education system is the best investment in a competitive economy, i am today committing 270 million pounds to fund improvements in further education colleges and one billion pounds to expand good schools and build 100 new free schools and academies. [cheers and applause] mr. speaker, scotland, wales and northern ireland will get their share of additional capital spending put at their disposal as involved in administrations. on top of this five billion pounds of support for business, we are ready to provide guarantees for up to 40 billion pounds more. today i can announce
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Dec 4, 2012 6:00am EST
we are the pics we took the fight away, the villages and cities, and brought them to the ridgelines and the mountaintops where we had seized the drink of build weapons around at all the to tactical firepower initiative that you ever want to have. and it goes without saying the soldiers did extremely valor things. and one of those missions, one of our soldiers has just been notified he is been -- posthumously. but nfib was a much large human beings on human beings fighting. and it took 12 hours to do this. five companies in contact at once. very, very difficult. but the in state of that was all the political entities, the provincial towns, the governor, the district governor in the area were ecstatic that finally something had been done to this growing insurgent problem that kept coming in to kunar. it was a festering cancer that had metastasize and was destabilizing everything. so that was the first thing to do in the first three months was pushed that bubble back, and then from then on we did a series of operations like that to expand the security bubbles elsewhere. ending with uni
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Dec 6, 2012 11:00pm EST
panel discussion about human rights. it's rather interesting that in the city in washington d.c., most panels about iran are about the nuclear program. that is almost nothing that the human rights program. the iranian audience in the reading public because it means you care about your own security. you care about the implications of the islamic republic coming into an armed state. what happens in iran does not really matter to washington. this is the signal washington has been sending to iran and i think this panel and ftd's initiative to make human rights issue a more important issue on agenda since a signal to the reading public, telling them that you do understand that a government with its own population and of course not also be trusted when it comes to international. just imagine how it behaves as it also is understood. your question about the role of the revolutionary guard, yes a revolutionary christ has inherited the estate. something also discussed by the previous panel. went home maney was making promises to the rainy pete will in the 1960s, he promised the people of
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